Magnitude 2.2 Earthquake Struck 5 km W of Huelves, Spain on April 29, 2004 17:15:41

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:22:08

On April 29, 2004 17:15:41 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.2 on the richter scale hit 5 km W of Huelves, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -2.943° and latitude 40.049°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on April 29, 2004 17:15:41 had a magnitude of 2.2 on the richter scale.

Shallow earthquakes are considered between 0 and 70 km deep, while intermediate earthquakes range from 70 - 300 km deep and deep earthquakes are between 300 - 700 km deep.

Are shallow earthquakes more destructive?

Shallow quakes generally tend to be more damaging than deeper quakes. Seismic waves from deep quakes have to travel farther to the surface, losing energy along the way.

Nearby Cities and Towns

The nearest significant population center is Huelves in Cuenca, Spain, located 5 kilometers or 3 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Tarancón (Cuenca, Spain) located 7 km (4 mi) ↙ SW and Paredes (Cuenca, Spain) located 7 km (4 mi) ↗ NE of the epicenter.

In total, we found 321 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
5 km (3 mi) → E Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) ↙ SW Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) ↗ NE Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↘ SE Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (8 mi) ↖ NW Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) ↑ N Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↓ S Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ← W Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) ↓ S Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ← W Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ← W Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ← W Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ↑ N Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ← W Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ← W Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ← W Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ← W Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ← W Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ← W Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ← W Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ← W Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ← W Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ← W San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ← W Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ← W Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↑ N Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ← W Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ← W Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ← W Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ← W Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ← W Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ← W Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ← W Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ← W Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Pedro Muñoz Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ← W Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ← W Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ← W Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ← W Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ← W Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ← W Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ← W Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ← W Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ← W Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ← W Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ← W Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ← W Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ← W Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ← W Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ← W San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ← W Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ← W Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ← W Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ← W Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ← W Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ← W Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ← W Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ← W Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ← W Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ← W Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ← W Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ← W El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ← W Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ← W Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ← W Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ← W Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ← W Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ← W Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ← W Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ← W El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ← W Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ← W Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ← W Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ← W Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↓ S Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↙ SW Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ← W Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ← W Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ← W Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ← W Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ← W Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ← W Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ← W Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ← W Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ← W Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ← W Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ← W Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ← W Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ← W Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ← W Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↙ SW Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ← W Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↙ SW Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) ↙ SW Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↙ SW Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ← W Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ← W Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ← W Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ← W Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ← W Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ← W Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↙ SW Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ← W Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↙ SW Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ← W Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ← W Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ← W Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↙ SW Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ← W Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ← W Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ← W Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ← W Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ← W Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ← W Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ← W Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ← W Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ← W El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↙ SW Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ← W San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ← W Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ← W Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ← W Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ← W Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ← W Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 12 utility-scale power plants in the vecinity of the earthquakes epicenter. Ranging form closest to furtherst, one of these is a neaclear power plant.

Distance Direction Power Plant Type Capacity
17 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Eruela Solar 7.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
101 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
111 km (69 mi) ← W LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
116 km (72 mi) ← W SILVON 2 Hydro 81.54 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 4 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.2 earthquake that struck 5 km W of Huelves, Spain on April 29, 2004 17:15:41. These types were Gas power plants, Wind power plants, Solar power plants, Hydro power plants, below you find information how each type of power plant can pose a risk to you as a person or the ecosytem around you.

None of this information should be used as guidence in an event of an emergency, but rather as additional references to information provided by national, state and local authorities.

Hydropower

Hydropower plants are generally considered as safe in many aspects, but when it comes to severe earthquakes they pose a substantial risk that can manifest in the form of dam faliours, landslides and grave impacts on surrounding ecosystems.

Dam Failure

The most significant risk is the potential failure of the dam that holds the water reservoir. Severe ground shaking can damage or breach the dam, leading to downstream flooding and as a result endangering people and wildlife living downstream. Such an event can also have severe impact on key infrastructure that cascades through society.

Landslides

Earthquakes can trigger landslides in the areas surrounding hydropower plants, potentially damaging infrastructure and causing harm to nearby communities.

Damage to Aquatic Ecosystems

Both landslide and dam failures can have a severe impact on upstream and downstream aquatic wildlife, ecosystem and groundwater, resulting in longterm risks for people and industires living and operating in areas near the water supply.

To mitigate these risks, engineering and construction standards for hydropower plants often include earthquake-resistant designs. These designs incorporate measures such as flexible foundations, strengthened dam structures, and advanced monitoring systems to detect early signs of stress. Additionally, emergency plans and evacuation procedures should be in place to protect personnel and downstream communities in the event of a severe earthquake.

Gas Power

Gas power plants can pose significant risks to people and the environment in their vicinity during earthquakes.

Gas Leaks and Fires

Gas power plants rely on natural gas, which can leak from pipelines and equipment when damaged by seismic activity. These leaks can lead to fires and explosions, endangering people in the plant's vicinity.

Impact on Air Quality

Gas power plants emit pollutants, and fires caused by gas leaks during an earthquake can release harmful substances into the air. This can pose health risks to nearby residents.

Environmental Impact

Gas leaks can also harm the local environment, potentially contaminating soil and water sources.

To mitigate these risks, most modern gas power plants have robust safety measures in place, including gas leak detection systems, emergency response plans, and communication protocols to alert nearby communities in case of an incident. Additionally, local authorities should conduct risk assessments and ensure that emergency services are well-prepared to respond to potential hazards posed by gas power plants during earthquakes.

Solar Power

Solar power plants generally pose fewer risks compared to conventional power plants that use fossil fuels or nuclear energy. However, they are not without their own set of potential risks and challenges. Below you can find some of the risks associated with solar power plants in an event of a severe earthquake.

Environmental Impact

The production of solar panels involves the use of various materials, including rare metals and chemicals. Severe earthquakes could potentially introduce these into the ecosystems of their location.

Fire Risk

Although the solar panels themselves are not typically a fire hazard, electrical components like inverters and batterises that store the electricity can pose a risk. Electrical malfunctions or faults can lead to fires, especially in poorly maintained systems in an event of a severe earthquake, and thus pose a longterm risk for the local ecosystem.

Overall, the mitigation of risks associated with utility-scale solar power plants involves a combination of technological advancements, sustainable practices, regulatory adherence, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance.

Wind Power

In the event of a severe earthquake, wind power plants typically pose lower risks to people and ecosystems compared to some other types of power generation, such as nuclear or fossil fuel power plants. Below you'll find potential risks to still consider.

Turbine Collapse

The most significant risk to people is the potential collapse of wind turbine towers during a severe earthquake. If a wind turbine were to collapse, it could cause injury or loss of life to anyone in the vicinity.

Wildlife Impact

Wind turbines can pose a risk to local wildlife. In the event of an earthquake, there could be concerns about the displacement or injury of wildlife in the vicinity of the turbines or wild fires resulting from internal malfunction of turbines.

While wind power plants do have risks associated with earthquakes, they are generally considered to be a lower-risk energy source in terms of environmental and safety concerns when compared to certain other forms of power generation. Proper planning, engineering, and maintenance practices help mitigate these risks and ensure the safe operation of wind power plants during earthquakes.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.

Magnitude 2.2 Earthquake Struck 5 km W of Huelves, Spain on April 29, 2004 17:15:41
Date and Time
2004-04-29 17:15:41 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.2 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
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